Go to College
What to Expect
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Education Foundation of Sarasota County
Sarasota County Schools
____ Check with your school counselor to make sure your courses fit the program you wish to follow through high school and develop a Four Year Academic and Career Education Plan.
____ Attend Fall College Night at Robarts Arena.
____ If you plan on attending a four-year university in the State of Florida after graduation, remember that you will need to complete two credits of the same foreign language during your high school years.
____ Become familiar with guidance office resources.
____ Visit the website of the postsecondary institute that you are interested in attending and plan your high school studies with that college’s admission requirements in mind.
____ Begin researching your career choices and the educational requirements of your career interests.
____ Whether you are considering attending a four-year university, Suncoast Technical College (STC), or State College of Florida, learn about the scholarship opportunities that may be available to you.
Check out the Scholarships database for over 100 scholarship opportunities:
Investigate the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program:
If you have questions regarding this or other scholarship programs, see your school counselor or advisors.
____ Develop good study habits.
____ Participate in a varied program of extracurricular activities and take on leadership positions whenever possible:
School, community, and religious activities
Clubs and organizations
Honors, honors, and recognitions
Volunteer/Community service activities
____ Create a resume that you can update throughout high school.
____ Take computer and speech classes early in high school.
____ Make sure to create and maintain a professional email address.
____ Be mindful of posts, pictures and comments you leave on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and all other social media platforms.
Florida’s Bright Futures Scholarship
Florida State University System